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#Concussion

# concussion - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

What happened to Johnny Sexton and how can he play this weekend?
# HIA
From The42
# HIA

What happened to Johnny Sexton and how can he play this weekend?

Jul 5th 2022, 5:00 PM 22,759 Views 28 Comments

The Ireland captain was forced off against New Zealand last weekend but is available for the second Test.

# concussion - Monday 4 July, 2022

England flanker Tom Curry returns home from Australia series due to concussion
# Stand Down
From The42
# Stand Down

England flanker Tom Curry returns home from Australia series due to concussion

Jul 4th 2022, 10:12 AM 4,097 Views 1 Comment

The Sale player suffered the injury in England’s series opener defeat to Australia.

# concussion - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

World Rugby extends concussion stand-down period
# Return To Play
From The42
# Return To Play

World Rugby extends concussion stand-down period

Jun 21st 2022, 9:48 AM 8,289 Views 3 Comments

The new measures will be in place for Ireland’s summer tour to New Zealand.

# concussion - Monday 13 June, 2022

Shane O'Donnell: 'I had accepted I wasn't ever going to hurl again. I was at peace with it'
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Shane O'Donnell: 'I had accepted I wasn't ever going to hurl again. I was at peace with it'

Updated Jun 13th 2022, 9:35 PM 40,697 Views 10 Comments

The Clare star has enjoyed a fine run of form in a new role this season after enduring an extremely difficult 2021.

# concussion - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

James Ryan deemed fit again but rested for Leinster's trip to South Africa
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

James Ryan deemed fit again but rested for Leinster's trip to South Africa

Apr 19th 2022, 4:43 PM 5,598 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland second row will train in Dublin after recovering from a head injury.

# concussion - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Ryan back training but Leinster 'not going to rush' his recovery from concussion
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

Ryan back training but Leinster 'not going to rush' his recovery from concussion

Updated Apr 5th 2022, 8:44 AM 12,422 Views 10 Comments

However, Johnny Sexton is set for his return for the province this weekend.

# concussion - Monday 28 March, 2022

All Blacks star Barrett cleared of concussion after latest head knock
# Relief
From The42
# Relief

All Blacks star Barrett cleared of concussion after latest head knock

Mar 28th 2022, 12:32 PM 4,039 Views 0 Comments

Barrett suffered a concussion during the All-Blacks’ match against Ireland last November in an incident that he thought could end his career.

# concussion - Thursday 24 March, 2022

URC apologise to Cardiff player for 'inappropriate' TikTok post following concussion
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

URC apologise to Cardiff player for 'inappropriate' TikTok post following concussion

Mar 24th 2022, 5:59 PM 7,012 Views 0 Comments

Aled Summerhill suffered a head injury against the Emirates Lions.

# concussion - Monday 14 March, 2022

Ryan's latest head injury the big concern as Ireland consider changes to XV
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Ryan's latest head injury the big concern as Ireland consider changes to XV

Updated Mar 14th 2022, 8:23 AM 39,967 Views 46 Comments

The second row has been sidelined by blows to the head on several occasions recently.

# concussion - Sunday 13 March, 2022

'No win, save, tackle, shot or goal is worth damaging a brain for. We all only get one brain'
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

'No win, save, tackle, shot or goal is worth damaging a brain for. We all only get one brain'

Mar 13th 2022, 8:33 AM 17,293 Views 3 Comments

In a conversation with Donegal’s Kate Keaney, ex-Cavan goalkeeper, Alan O’Mara, detailed the trauma involved when a player suffers concussion.

# concussion - Thursday 13 January, 2022

Edinburgh centre Taylor retires at 25
# Misfortune
From The42
# Misfortune

Edinburgh centre Taylor retires at 25

Jan 13th 2022, 7:47 PM 8,539 Views 1 Comment

He has not played for the Scottish club this season due to concussion.

# concussion - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

Saliva test to diagnose concussion set to be trialled in Premier League
# Head In The Game
From The42
# Head In The Game

Saliva test to diagnose concussion set to be trialled in Premier League

Dec 7th 2021, 8:48 AM 1,788 Views 0 Comments

A joint action plan on brain health has been published by English football’s governing bodies.

# concussion - Sunday 21 November, 2021

'This is part of the solution along with better tackle technique and education'
# Head Guard
From The42
# Head Guard

'This is part of the solution along with better tackle technique and education'

Nov 21st 2021, 8:15 AM 13,490 Views 4 Comments

Over 120 professional rugby players are now using the N-Pro head guard.

# concussion - Wednesday 27 October, 2021

Group of ex-rugby league players sue over brain damage caused by concussions
# Head Injuries
From The42
# Head Injuries

Group of ex-rugby league players sue over brain damage caused by concussions

Oct 27th 2021, 12:36 PM 19,160 Views 6 Comments

Bobbie Goulding, Paul Highton and Jason Roach are among ten former professionals involved in the legal action against the Rugby Football League.

# concussion - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Rugby World Cup winner Steve Thompson pledges his brain to dementia research
# Leading The Way
From The42
# Leading The Way

Rugby World Cup winner Steve Thompson pledges his brain to dementia research

Sep 23rd 2021, 2:42 PM 6,761 Views 2 Comments

The former England international is one of a number of ex-sportsmen who are suffering from the disease.

# concussion - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Independent concussion consultants introduced to top-level rugby
# Brain Injury
From The42
# Brain Injury

Independent concussion consultants introduced to top-level rugby

Jul 14th 2021, 12:31 AM 3,763 Views 2 Comments

The measure comes as World Rugby announces its six-point plan to further player welfare.

# concussion - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Lions replace Watson with Tipuric in starting line-up for Japan clash
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Lions replace Watson with Tipuric in starting line-up for Japan clash

Jun 23rd 2021, 3:13 PM 7,092 Views 2 Comments

The Scottish openside flanker is ruled out after sustaining a head injury in training on Tuesday.

# concussion - Monday 19 April, 2021

Sexton sidelined but Leinster set for boost of returning players against Munster
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

Sexton sidelined but Leinster set for boost of returning players against Munster

Apr 19th 2021, 2:29 PM 15,826 Views 25 Comments

The 35-year-old suffered a head injury against Exeter two weekends ago.

# concussion - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

New study shows saliva test 94% accurate in diagnosing concussion in elite rugby players
# Scrum Study
From The42
# Scrum Study

New study shows saliva test 94% accurate in diagnosing concussion in elite rugby players

Mar 24th 2021, 12:50 PM 7,749 Views 7 Comments

Dr Valentina Di Pietro says the test could be used in addition with rugby’s current HIA protocols.

# concussion - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Football's concussion protocols 'a shambles,' says brain injury expert
# Return To Play
From The42
# Return To Play

Football's concussion protocols 'a shambles,' says brain injury expert

Mar 9th 2021, 6:38 PM 2,637 Views 1 Comment

Professor Willie Stewart also says that there is a lack of research in head impacts in women’s sport.

# concussion - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Concussion subs to be trialled in League of Ireland this season
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Concussion subs to be trialled in League of Ireland this season

Feb 18th 2021, 10:51 PM 1,985 Views 0 Comments

The FAI explained the process in a statement this evening.

Ireland expect to be without Caelan Doris 'for the foreseeable future'
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

Ireland expect to be without Caelan Doris 'for the foreseeable future'

Feb 18th 2021, 2:24 PM 18,249 Views 9 Comments

However, Ireland head coach Andy Farrell expects to have several players back from injury for the Italy game.

# concussion - Friday 12 February, 2021

'Honestly, I thought it stank on so many grounds. I will leave it at that'
# Johnny Sexton
From The42
# Johnny Sexton

'Honestly, I thought it stank on so many grounds. I will leave it at that'

Updated Feb 12th 2021, 3:20 PM 40,624 Views 20 Comments

Ireland coach Andy Farrell delivered an angry response to the French neurologist who publicly spoke about Johnny Sexton’s concussion history this week.

# concussion - Thursday 11 February, 2021

'I’m not going to go and be stupid. I’m not going to risk anything' - Sexton moves to ease health concerns
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

'I’m not going to go and be stupid. I’m not going to risk anything' - Sexton moves to ease health concerns

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 3:07 PM 19,124 Views 17 Comments

The Ireland captain says he has full confidence in the return to play protocols.

# concussion - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Sexton 'shocked and saddened' by French doctor's 'totally inappropriate' concussion comments
# Rugby
From The42
# Rugby

Sexton 'shocked and saddened' by French doctor's 'totally inappropriate' concussion comments

Updated Feb 10th 2021, 4:01 PM 59,749 Views 60 Comments

The neurologist who recommended Sexton be stood down from rugby in 2014 today said he regretted suggesting the out-half has suffered 30 concussions.

# concussion - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

France's Marchand says 'nobody else is in Sexton's shoes' after head injury
# Protocols
From The42
# Protocols

France's Marchand says 'nobody else is in Sexton's shoes' after head injury

Feb 9th 2021, 8:45 PM 19,636 Views 12 Comments

The Ireland captain was forced off injured against Wales last weekend.

# concussion - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Injury blow for Ireland as number eight Doris ruled out of Wales clash
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Injury blow for Ireland as number eight Doris ruled out of Wales clash

Feb 2nd 2021, 3:16 PM 26,254 Views 46 Comments

Quinn Roux has also picked up an injury, while Gavin Coombes and Ryan Baird join the squad.

# concussion - Friday 29 January, 2021

Concussion substitutes to be permitted in the Premier League from February
# Solution
From The42
# Solution

Concussion substitutes to be permitted in the Premier League from February

Jan 29th 2021, 9:35 PM 1,765 Views 3 Comments

The new protocol will first come into force in the FA Cup from next month’s fifth round.

# concussion - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Premier League to introduce concussion substitutions as concerns mount
# Head First
From The42
# Head First

Premier League to introduce concussion substitutions as concerns mount

Jan 20th 2021, 4:40 PM 2,176 Views 1 Comment

The move comes with Wolves striker Raul Jimenez still working his way back from a fractured skull.

# concussion - Thursday 17 December, 2020

6 more former players take action against rugby union in concussion lawsuit
# Development
From The42
# Development

6 more former players take action against rugby union in concussion lawsuit

Dec 17th 2020, 5:24 PM 30,055 Views 0 Comments

Ex-internationals are amongst the number.

# concussion - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

'I should not have continued playing' - Vertonghen opens up on nine-month struggle post-concussion
# Long Road Back
From The42
# Long Road Back

'I should not have continued playing' - Vertonghen opens up on nine-month struggle post-concussion

Dec 15th 2020, 6:49 PM 8,642 Views 3 Comments

The former Tottenham defender has revealed long-lasting effects of a concussion sustained in the 2019 Champions League semi-final against Ajax.

# concussion - Thursday 10 December, 2020

'I'm luckily not suffering from symptoms so I didn't feel it was right to get involved'
# The42 Rugby Weekly
From The42
# The42 Rugby Weekly

'I'm luckily not suffering from symptoms so I didn't feel it was right to get involved'

Dec 10th 2020, 9:35 PM 51,156 Views 12 Comments

Bernard Jackman told The42 Rugby Weekly about his experiences with concussion.

Rugby players' union boss calls for urgent action to prevent head injuries
# Changes
From The42
# Changes

Rugby players' union boss calls for urgent action to prevent head injuries

Dec 10th 2020, 2:32 PM 2,991 Views 0 Comments

Exeter boss Rob Baxter said it was ‘disingenuous’ for people not to recognise the steps rugby had taken to make the sport safer, meanwhile.

'Sad and scary' - There is only one topic on the rugby world's mind
# Brain Injury
From The42
# Brain Injury

'Sad and scary' - There is only one topic on the rugby world's mind

Updated Dec 10th 2020, 8:00 AM 27,652 Views 28 Comments

The words of Steve Thompson, Alix Popham, and Michael Lipman have rocked the professional game.

# concussion - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Rugby's biggest problem rears it head as ex-players consider legal action
# Brain Injury
From The42
# Brain Injury

Rugby's biggest problem rears it head as ex-players consider legal action

Dec 8th 2020, 5:47 PM 13,916 Views 14 Comments

Ex-England hooker Steve Thompson has been diagnosed with early onset dementia and probable CTE.

# concussion - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Connacht lock Thornbury back on his feet after Sunday concussion
# Update
From The42
# Update

Connacht lock Thornbury back on his feet after Sunday concussion

Aug 25th 2020, 12:53 PM 4,785 Views 2 Comments

Head coach Andy Friend will continue with his plans to rotate through his squad for Sunday’s clash with Munster.

# concussion - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Opinion: 'The culture of playing through pain and concussion needs to change'
# Head In The Game
# Head In The Game

Opinion: 'The culture of playing through pain and concussion needs to change'

Mar 12th 2020, 7:30 PM 9,374 Views 4 Comments

‘I’d become wise how to beat the tests’ – responses to concussion researcher show more than protocols and workshops needed to change culture.

Opinion: 'The culture of playing through pain and concussion in GAA needs to change'
# Head In The Game
From The42
# Head In The Game

Opinion: 'The culture of playing through pain and concussion in GAA needs to change'

Mar 12th 2020, 7:30 PM 2,687 Views 1 Comment

‘I’d become wise how to beat the tests’ – responses to concussion researcher show more than protocols and workshops needed to change culture.

# concussion - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Biggar back from concussion as Wales make two changes for visit of France
# Cardiff Clash
From The42
# Cardiff Clash

Biggar back from concussion as Wales make two changes for visit of France

Feb 20th 2020, 12:42 PM 5,780 Views 6 Comments

Ross Moriarty and Gareth Davies come into the starting XV for Wayne Pivac’s side.

# concussion - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

'I'm thankful. People have gotten badly hurt and ended up with lifelong repercussions of concussion'
# HIA
From The42
# HIA

'I'm thankful. People have gotten badly hurt and ended up with lifelong repercussions of concussion'

Feb 19th 2020, 6:45 AM 3,150 Views 0 Comments

Ireland hooker Cliodhna Moloney details her recent HIA return, reflects on the Six Nations so far and looks to England.

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